Microsoft’s recently-installed server and tools business manager Steve Haddock will recruit two new staff in a bid to grow the local SQL server enterprise business to a level enjoyed by partners overseas.
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Acer is launching its new Program 25 partner scheme, with the goal of signing an initial base of 25 valued added resellers (VARs) on both sides of the Tasman.
Indian-headquartered Mahindra Satyam has recruited Daryn Mckay as local country manager and is weighing partnerships with system integrators locally in a bid to fast-track market penetration.
Networking vendor Aruba Networks won’t leave its systems engineer role vacant when sole local employee Keith Mataranglo leaves the company at the end of July.
Hurling yourself out of a plane might not be everyone’s idea of a good time, but for MPA channel manager Deidre Steyn it is just one of a number of extreme sports she enjoys.
An ever-increasing emphasis on partners has resulted in a new channel management role at SMX, filled by former Renaissance Brands business development manager Chris Kidd.
Distributor SnapperNet has taken on an ANZ technical support role for its German-based networking vendor LevelOne.
Security vendor Bluecoat wants to add more authorised partners - those that fall outside its Channel Advantage Programme (CAP) - as part of a newly-formalised distribution strategy.
Dell will recruit three local staff to boost its business in the enterprise architecture market. Country manager Mike Hill says the vendor is interviewing for two storage specialists and a solutions architect. The solutions architect will be based in Auckland, while the storage specialists could be based in Auckland or Wellington depending on where they live.
Virtualisation vendor VMware has outgrown its serviced office in Wellington and has found new premises to accommodate staff hires made this year. The company has added three people in Wellington and one in Auckland, and has a further vacancy for a technical account manager in Wellington. The Auckland office is serviced.
Microsoft partner Provoke has been selected for an online services roundtable at the vendor’s Worldwide Partner Conference, currently being held in Washington DC .
Managing director of services company Optimation, Martin Butler, is a familiar face after 11 years in the IT and telco sectors.
Former Morning Star subsidiary Tech Master, trading as TechCentral, has changed ownership and set out on a new path after last month’s receivership of its erstwhile parent company.
Increasing adoption of online services has allowed Microsoft services partner Provoke to capture new markets and revenue sources, along with a widening of its portfolio of technology offerings.
Symantec has recruited a territory account manager in Wellington, a move it says is designed to support partners, particularly in the enterprise market.
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